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eBooks & eAudio Books

We have all your favourite authors on our three eBook and eAudio Book platforms BorrowBox, Epukapuka and Wheelers!

If you need help, visit our Technical Support page. 

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BorrowBox eBooks and eAudio Books are particularly high quality with a great range of Australasian and international authors including Liane Moriarty, Kate Morton, Di Morrissey, Lee Child, James Patterson and David Baldacci.  With BorrowBox, content is king and the selection of local and international bestselling titles expands constantly. 

Note: loan period 14 days (with optional 2 renewals).  Limit of 4 eBooks and 4 eAudio Books at one time.

Download the BorrowBox app:

Android PlayApple Store 

 

 

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Epukapuka is a group of lower North Island libraries who joined together provide access to thousands of eBooks and eAudio Books on the OverDrive platform.  With so many authors to chose from, you'll love exploring this library!  The best way to view titles is by the Libby app, however you can use Adobe Digital Editions on your PC or laptop, or use your Kindle Fire/Tablet.

Note: loan period 21 days.  Limit of 10 items at one time.

Download the Libby App (by Overdrive) for Epukapuka:

Android Play        Windows StoreApple Store

 

 

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Story Box Library

 

Welcome to Story Box Library, where you can have storytime anywhere!  Created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators being read aloud by fantastic storytellers, Story Box helps get kids excited about reading, inspires their imagination, and lets them have fun with stories.  You can continue the fun with themed activities.

Note - you will need your library card number to access Story Box Library.

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Wheelers

Wheelers ePlatform is a New Zealand based platform with a wide range of eBooks and eAudio Books, including local authors.  You will need to sign up to the Wheelers ePlatform site the first time you use it and log in each time you use the site.  The best way to view titles is by the Wheelers ePlatform app, however you can use Adobe Digital Editions on your PC or laptop, or use your Kindle Fire/Tablet.

Note: loan period 21 days.  Limit of 10 items at one time.

Download the Wheelers ePlatform app:

Android PlayApple StoreWindows Store

 

   

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